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PECCATUM Set Release Date For 'Lost In Reverie'

PECCATUM, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn and his wife Ihriel, will release their new album, "Lost In Reverie", in Europe on April 19 through Mnemosyne Productions/Voices Music and Entertainment. A North American release through The End Records will follow on May 25. The follow-up to 2001's "Amor Fati" was recorded and mixed ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Debut Album Details Revealed

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY) will enter Abyss Studios on Saturday, March 20 with engineer Tommy Tägtgren to begin recording their debut album, "World Wide Death", ...

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GREEN CARNATION: European Dates Announced

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: May 06 – Dublin, IRE @ TBA (acoustic show) May 08 – Dublin, IRE @ TBA May 09 – Belfast, IRE @ TBA May 29 – Leipzig, GER @ Wave ...

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CANDLELIGHT Signs North American Licensing Deal With TABU RECORDINGS

Candlelight Records has inked a North American licensing deal for all Tabu Recordings titles. The new partnership will see the U.S. and Canadian release of all new and reissued catalog titles from the growing Norwegian record label through Candlelight's stateside operation. The first scheduled release will be the new album from Norway's SUSPERIA. Titled "Unlimited", ...

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ZYKLON Announce Headlining Show In London

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), have announced a headlining show in London on March 6 at The Underworld. The band have just embarked on their European tour with ARCH ENEMY and STAMPIN' GROUND. The dates, scheduled to begin Tuesday (Feb. 17) in Cologne, Germany, mark ZYKLON's first ...

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PECCATUM Complete Work On 'Lost In Reverie'

PECCATUM, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn and his wife Ihriel, will release their new album, "Lost In Reverie", through Mnemosyne Records during the coming weeks. The follow-up to 2001's "Amor Fati" was recorded and mixed at Symphonique studio and was produced and engineered by Ihriel and Ihsahn. Mastering duties were handled at ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Guitarist Moonlights In Swedish Side-Projects

JUSTADELF VERSUS GROSS ALATISCH is a new Swedish all-star project featuring RAGING SPEEDHORN guitarist Gareth Smith (who's been living in Stockholm for the past couple of years), CULT OF LUNA guitarist Erik Olsson and drummer Marco Hildén (formerly of CULT OF LUNA). The music is described as a cross between NEUROSIS, MOGWAI and GODSPEED YOU ...

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MINDGRINDER: New Audio Samples Posted Online

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, have posted several audio clips from their forthcoming debut album, "MindTech", at this location. Available for preview are edited versions of the tracks "Repulsive Evolution" and "Regeneration" as well as a full version of the track "Deception". All tracks are in MP3 ...

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DOMINE: New Album To Arrive Next Week

Italian "epic power metal" band DOMINE will release their fourth full-length album, "Emperor Of The Black Runes", on February 9, with distribution through SPV. Release dates in Russia, Taiwan, Brazil and the U.S. are still pending. "Emperor Of The Black Runes" has been available in Japan since November. The follow-up to 2001's "Stormbringer ...

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GREEN CARNATION Film Polish Gigs For Upcoming DVD

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), filmed two shows in Poland last month for an upcoming DVD. More information will be made available soon. GREEN CARNATION recently started making pre-production demos of new songs for a new studio album which they plan to record beginning in late ...

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ZYKLON To Headline Japanese Dates After DIMMU BORGIR Cancel

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), will headline all previously announced Japanese tour dates following the cancellation of the tour's original headliners, DIMMU BORGIR (as reported here on January 8). Commented Samoth: "Needless to say we are very excited about Japan. We never even got to ...

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ZYKLON To Support ARCH ENEMY In Europe

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), will support ARCH ENEMY on their upcoming European tour. The dates, scheduled to begin February 17 in Cologne, Germany mark the band's first European tour in support of their current album, "Aeon", and will follow their first trip to Japan as headliners ...

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THE PROJECT HATE To Enter Studio In September

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals and current DARK FUNERAL touring guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson), are planning on entering Soundlab Studios in September with producer Mieszko Talarczyk to record the follow-up to last year's "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", tentatively due in early 2005 through ...

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GREEN CARNATION Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), are the latest band confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-12, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BRAINSTORM BUSTA ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Confirmed For Sweden's 2000 DECIBEL Festival

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), are the latest band confirmed for the fifth edition of the 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to take place on ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Name Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have set "World Wide Death" as the title of their debut album, tentatively due this summer through Threeman Recordings. The CD ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS To Enter Studio In March

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the new Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), will enter Abyss studios with engineer Tommy Tägtgren on March 20 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled debut album, due in ...

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'Monsters Of Metal Vol. 1' DVD To Arrive Later This Month

Nuclear Blast Records USA will be releasing the "Monsters Of Metal Vol. 1" DVD on January 27. Described as the "ultimate metal DVD compilation," the two-disc set will contain the following track listing: DVD 1: 01. MANOWAR - "Warriors Of The World United" 02. HAMMERFALL - "Hearts On Fire" 03. HELLOWEEN - "Just A Little ...

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RUNEMAGICK Complete Work On New Album

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have completed work on their new album, "On Funeral Wings", at their own Magick Sound Studio for a spring release through Aftermath Music. As previously reported, RUNEMAGICK's new material is said to be "much in the vein of the latest album 'Darkness Death Doom', with some new ideas and ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS To Begin Recording Debut Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the new Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have finished writing the material for their debut album and are currently looking for a suitable studio in which to ...

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DOMINE: New Album Details Revealed

Italian "epic power metal" band DOMINE have completed work on their fourth full-length album, "Emperor Of The Black Runes", at New Sin Audio Design studios in Loria for a tentative early 2004 release through Dragonheart Records. According to the band, "It's been a tough challenge to come up with an album which would top 'Stormbringer ...

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ZYKLON To Tour Japan With DIMMU BORGIR

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, are confirmed for the "Extreme The Dojo Vol. 9" tour of Japan, and will be doing three shows as main support for DIMMU BORGIR. Also appearing on the bill will be GOATWHORE. Upcoming ZYKLON tour dates, according to their official web site: Jan. ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have signed a worldwide multi-album deal with Earache Records. The brainchild of ex-EMPEROR bassist Tchort, BLOOD RED THRONE have "unleashed a series of gruesomely precise death metal releases, most recently the acclaimed 'Affiliated With the Suffering' record, which has seen them grow steadily in popularity and notoriety," according to ...

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ZYKLON Announce Finnish Mini-Tour

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have lined up the following gigs in Finland in January: Jan. 08 – Tavastia – Helsinki, FIN Jan. 09 – Klubi – Turku, FIN Jan. 10 – Lutakko – Jyväskylä, FIN ...

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MINDGRINDER Sign With NOCTURNAL ART PRODUCTIONS

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, have signed a deal with Nocturnal Art Productions. The group's debut album, "MindTech", was recorded in December 2002 at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR) and is scheduled for release in April 2004. "MindTech", which was originally slated for release through Sound Riot Records (a ...

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Drummer FAUST Leaves DISSECTION

Former EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun has officially parted ways with DISSECTION. According to an official press release, Eithun made the decision after a meeting with DISSECTION guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt in Stockholm, Sweden. Bård "explained that he has been tense about what impression the whole deal with DISSECTION would do to him in practice and ...

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DISIPLIN Confirmed For Norway's BY:LARM

Norwegian extreme metallers DISIPLIN, featuring ex-members of MYRKSKOG and EVILIZER, have been granted a showcase slot at next year's Norway's biggest music industry event, By:Larm. In the meantime, however, the band have also been booked to support GORGOROTH at Oslo's John Dee on Saturday, December 13. DISIPLIN's self-produced debut album features guest appearances by ex-EMPEROR ...

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